A museum of the world, for the world.Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. Visitors enjoy a unique comparison of the treasures of world cultures under one roof, centred around the magnificent Great Court and the historic Reading Room. World-famous objects such as the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures, and Egyptian mummies are visited by up to 6 million visitors per year. In addition to the vast permanent collection, the Museum’s special exhibitions, displays and events are all designed to advance understanding of the collections and cultures they represent.
Information on British Museum , Great Russell Street , London
|Opening Times:||Daily 10:00-17:30, Fri 10:00-20:30.|
|Admission:||Free. A charge applies for some exhibitions.|
|Child Friendly:||Children of all ages welcome|
|Location:||Nearest underground stations: Tottenham Court Road, Holborn, Russell Square.|
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